Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
congress to focus on attracting jobs to the u.s., trading american workers and energy. aside from one to raise the minimum hourly wage by the end of 2015, the president also touch on spending more to fix the nation's roads and bridges, and expanding early childhood education. is one of some of what you were saying at the kron4 facebook page about the state of the union address. betty jo well, so many ideas but he doesn't even have a budget passed. how can the government even began to make plans without a budget? for years of spending, without a budget, is ridiculous. keith says raise the minimum wage to $9? you raise it up, it trickles down to us, the consumers, with higher prices. it is basic economics. david says i no longer pay attention to what is happening in washington. dollar president commander in chief has plenty of good ideas, he pitches a well except for a he has an able to get anything done. >> 70 4:00 a.m. and president obama is state of the union address lit up the twitter of birds. 1.1 million state of being in related tweets were made between the time obama entered the
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
energy. most of the speech will be on so- called pocketbook issues, old and new policies affecting the middle class. how effective will it be on persuading republicans on capitol hill? >> you have a president who wants to have a debate about immigration and guns. he is clearly taking is to a debate about climate and energy.the republicans do not want the focus to shift from the debt. >> the time is 9:11 a.m. and after the state of union address the president will be traveling to three states over three days. he is going to drum up support for his economic and other proposals. he is also pushing for the reform of gun control in immigration laws. he'll be traveling to asheville, n.c. on wednesday, thursday atlanta georgia, and friday's chicago. you much the whole speech, the state of the union address on kron4 is 247 news channel comcast 193. that is tomorrow at 6:00 p.m.. >> speculation that apple's next big thing will be a smart watch. this talk is heating up. we will talk with financial expert rob black coming up when the kron4 morning news continues. >> was today iwatching today'
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
that offers 92 mg of caffeine for a 16 oz can. that is much less than an energy drink or a cup of coffee. the 16 oz can of the jews and fused so it is 80 cals. oraches sisters and fruit punch flavors of mountain dew kick start will hit stores february the 25th. >> u.s. and state officials are intensifying efforts to hold college accountable for what happens after graduation. off two senators from oregon and florida are expected to reintroduce legislation this week that would require states to make more sensible the average salaries of college graduates. the figures could help prospective soon as compare salaries by college majors to access the best return on their investment. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. the traffic is still heavy coming off the san mateo bridge. accident has cleared and i expect this hot spot to clear all very quickly. here is a check of the weather. >> we do have areas of fog this morning. santa rosa has a visibility of zero. everyone else is looking a loss of sunshine. san jose right now was at 46 degrees. i will have more detail on a springlike weather
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
of commerce, labor, transportation, and energy, among others. the white house has been looking for women and minorities to phil those roles. >>> new this morning, a tax watchdog group says that facebook is going to pay no state or federal taxes on its profits for 2012, and will even get a half a billion dollar refund. citizens for tax justice says it found in facebook's annual earnings report the social network won't rope any taxes on its $1.1 billion in pretax profits for last year. the tax research group says facebook is using stock options and other forms of compensation to investors and employees for this write off. analysts say the move is likele, and related to the company's decision to go public last year. readers digest parent company has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in less than four years. the publisher of the 91-year- old magazine filed for bankruptcy to cut 465 million in connect and focus on north american operations, as consumers are are shifting from print to electronic media. readers digest went public in 1990, and the company filed for bankruptcy protection i